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The Handmaiden (18)

28-29 June

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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Inspired by Sarah Waters’ best-selling novel ‘Fingersmith’, the latest film from visionary director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Thirst, Stoker) is a ravishing, epic and sensual rollercoaster ride. 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation: a new girl, Sookee is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, Hideko who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle Kouzuki. But the maid has a secret. Nothing is what it seems in this twisting, thrilling and intricate drama.

Specially commissioned programme notes are available here

£5.50 ticketsFriday 23 June (13.45 / 16.45)
  • Director Park Chan-wook
  • Cast Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo
  • Running time 2h25m
  • Certification 18
  • Country South Korea
  • Year of production 2016
  • Language Japanese and Korean with English subtitles
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